Applying Conceptual Models ta Multimedia Information Retrieval

Peter Rosengren
1994 Open research Areas in Information Retrieval  
This paper presents one approach to providing a user interface system for multimedia information retrieval. The system presented incorporates results from DBMS and IR research. Conceptual models of heterogeneous information spaces are used to provide users with overview and understanding o f the available information. The conceptual models are also used as active parts o f query formulation providing the users with a means to express their needs. The system allows a mixture of exact DBMS
more » ... and free entering o f search terms to handle general and vague requests. The system handles multiple representations of the information space. A working prototype is described with examples o f how a user interacts with the system.
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